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Jargalsaikhan Dambadarjaa: 'Parasites' turning Mongolian democracy into cash cow

Prominent critic derides decades of corruption by country's leaders

After the 1990 democratic revolution, we Mongolians thought we were successfully replacing a centrally planned economy governed by a single-party authoritarian regime with a functioning multiparty democracy and a fair market economy.

But Mongolia today does not look quite like a fully functioning democracy or a fully functioning market economy.

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